Pick your candidate and make your vote
» YOUNG people in Gloucestershire aged 11-18 are urged to vote for their next Members of Youth Parliament before Saturday, March 2.
UK Youth Parliament is run by young people for young people. Every 11 – 18 year old, can vote in the UKYP Elections in the area where they live or go to school.
There are 15 candidates for Gloucestershire. There will be one Member of Youth Parliament elected to represent young people’s views for Cheltenham/tewkesbury, Gloucester/ Forest Dean and Cotswolds/stroud.
MYPS stand for two years or until their 19th birthday, if this comes first.
Read the address of each of the 15 candidates then text UKYP + candidate name to 60075 to vote.
The results will announced online on Monday, March 4.
MYPS get to meet MPS, run local and national campaigns as well as having the opportunity to debate within the House of Commons on a range of issues that affect young people in Britain.
Youth Parliament elections in Gloucestershire are coordinated by the Youth Support Team which is provided by Prospects, the employment, education and care company, on behalf of the county council.
Find out more online at prospects. CO.UK/UKYPGLOS